Paul Moynagh

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New RIA members (from left): Nobel Laureate John O’Keefe, Olivia O’Leary and Diarmaid Ferriter. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) is to establish a new academy for Ireland’s leading young researchers in the sciences and humanities. It will provide (...)

Professor Paul Moynagh in the lab. Prof Moynagh led the Maynooth University team investigating how to block an inflammation which leads to Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. Photograph: Astur Photography

Researchers at Maynooth University may have discovered a way to switch off the development of Type 2 diabetes in people who are overweight. It blocks (...)

Jeri Lacks Whye, one of Henrietta Lacks’s grandchildren, with her two daughters, Jabrea (9) left, and Aiyana, (12). Photograph: Monica Lopossay/New York Times

Henrietta Lacks was only 31 when she died of cervical cancer in 1951 in a Baltimore hospital. Not long before her death, doctors removed some of her t(...)

Research team led by group in NUI Maynooth. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish researchers led by a group in NUI Maynooth have made an important discovery that could lead to new treatments for inflammatory bowel diseases. T(...)

Professor Paul Moynagh, who led the research team, says the identification of the protein Pellino3 may protect against the development of the incurable Crohn’s disease. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

University researchers have made a major breakthrough in the fight against bowel diseases such as Crohn’s, they have revealed.Scientists at NUI Maynoo(...)